Biomedical Engineering Seminar Slated for October 28

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Biotech Auditorium
Description: James G. Fujimoto, PhD, of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will present "Optical Coherence Tomography: Translating technology from research to clinical practice."

Dr. Tom Welch to Give Wilderness Medicine Lecture

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Low 4050
Description: RPI Ambulance and Rensselaer Outing Club present "Controversies in Wilderness Medicine," a lecture by Dr. Tom Welch, Director of Golisano Children's Hospital of Upstate Medical University.

Faculty Senate Meeting Scheduled for October 29

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 8:15 AM - 9:45 AM
Where: Library Fischbach Room
Description: This meeting will include a welcome by Faculty Senate President Lester Gerhardt, as well as approval of the minutes from the September 2014 meeting, various reports, discussion of the agenda for the General Faculty meeting, and any old and/or new business.

Institute Announces New Ebola Protocols

In this memo to campus, Rensselaer Medical Director Leslie Lawrence announces new protocols to help protect the Rensselaer community and prevent students, faculty, and staff from being exposed to the Ebola virus.

Alpha Phi, RSE to Host Benefit Pancake Breakfast

Saturday, October 25, 2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Rensselaer Society of Engineers (RSE) 1501 Sage Avenue
Description: Wake up and save lives by attending Alpha Phi and RSE's Third Annual Pancake Breakfast with all-you-can-eat pancakes during Family Weekend! Tickets will be sold in the Union: on Friday from 11:00 am- 4:00 pm and on Saturday from 8:00 am - 11:00 am. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society for breast cancer research.

Department of Materials Science & Engineering Seminar Series Continues

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: CII 3051
Description: Prof Suzy Torti, of the Department of Molecular Biology & Biophysics at the University of Connecticut, will present a talk on "Nanomaterials and Photothermal Cancer Therapy." Everyone is welcome.

C+CC Hosting "Drone Quilt Project" Exhibit

Saturday, October 25, 2014 8:30 AM - Tue , November 4, 2014 3:00 PM
Where: Chapel+Cultural Center, 2125 Burdett Avenue, Troy, NY 12180 New York
Description: The Moral Compass Program at the Chapel + Cultural Center presents the DRONE QUILT PROJECT, a collective art project, presented Women Against Wars Beyond Afghanistan/No Drones Project. The drone quilts "re-name" and memorialize victims of US drone attacks around the world in a concrete physical way.

C+CC to Present George Brant's Play, "Grounded"

Thursday, October 30, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Chapel+Cultural Center, 2125 Burdett Avenue, Troy, NY 12180 New York
Description: The Moral Compass Program at the Chapel + Cultural Center, the Theatre Institute at Sage and Women Against War presents George Brant's new play, "Grounded," which tells the story of an ace fighter pilot who, as the result of an unexpected pregnancy, is reassigned to fly military drones from a windowless trailer outside Las Vegas. She hunts terrorists by day and returns to her family at night, but as the pressures of the hunt build, the boundaries blur between the desert in which she lives and the one she patrols half a world away.

Financial Workshop Scheduled for Rensselaer Union-Funded Clubs

Monday, October 27, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Rensselaer Union Mother's Wine Emporium
Description: All Rensselaer Union-funded student organizations are required to send their treasurer and/or president to a financial workshop. Workshops are being held on Monday, October 27 and Tuesday, October, 28.

Dept of Earth and Environmental Sciences Seminar Scheduled for October 27

Monday, October 27, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Jonsson Rowland Science Center 3W13
Description: Wolfram M. Kürschner from the Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo, Norway will present "Miocene and Pliocene palaeo-atmospheric CO2 proxy records, a comparison of marine and terrestrial proxies."